Windows Help Desk Technician in the IT Infrastructure department Midtown NY (temp and possible perm) $35/hr

Major Responsibilities/Activities
• Respond to telephone calls, emails and personnel requests for technical support
• Provide high level desk-side and telephone support resolving day-to-day technical issues for 200+ users within our NY office, 3 Global offices and 50 remote users.
• Participate in a rotating on-call after hours/weekends schedule
• Setting up, repairing and maintaining a wide range of hardware (servers, desktops, laptops, printers and all other peripherals) and software (Bloomberg, Citrix, MS Office and other financial software)
• Providing technical and analytical guidance as it relates to servers, storage, networking, telephones, and other IT systems
• Creates packaging and deployment of third party applications for Windows Servers
• Automate multiple environments using automation solutions
• Write scripts that perform system tasks and change configurations
• Strategize and collaborate with Development, Security and Infrastructure IT teams to implement efficiencies
• Provide training to the end-users
• Work closely with other IT employees on system maintenance and configuration projects

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree in the Information Technology field is required
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in IT support within a Financial firm
• Strong skills and experience with Windows 7/10 and MAC OS platforms
• Strong troubleshooting skills; ability to provide both local and remote support
• Strong understanding and experience with mobile devices, laptops and tablets
• Strong understanding and experience with Active Directory and MS Office suite
• Cisco and Citrix VPN client troubleshooting skills and experience
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Strong customer service skills, ability to communicate with all levels of end users
• Ability to work under pressure and prioritize between tasks
• Ability to learn complex concepts in a fast paced environment and possess a self-starter attitude
• Ability to learn and support proprietary and/or technologies specific to our business
• Operational scripting experience (PowerShell, Python, Batch, Perl etc.)
• Experience with MS Sharepoint, Citrix, VMware, Cisco Phone System
• A+, N+, MCP, MCSA and/or MCSE certifications preferred
• Technical writing and documentation proficiency
• SCCM experience a plus

Executive Assistant PERM Midtown NY Global Investment Company 75k-85k Base (DOE) plus OT, bonus, Benefits

•Coordinate and attend departmental meetings; handle agenda, minutes and follow-up tasks;
•Assist with coordinating calendars for internal and external scheduling of meetings;
•Perform administrative tasks such as expenses, phone coverage, conference room booking, ordering supplies, travel coordination, check requests, etc.;
•Provide administrative support to the Head of Fund Administration;
•Assume additional tasks and responsibilities as required; willingness to help across teams within the group
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•Highly organized, resourceful, detail-oriented person who is comfortable working both independently within a team environment
•Experienced in Outlook calendar functions
•Excellent in Microsoft software products including: Word and PowerPoint
•Able to handle multiple assignments; knows how to prioritize; understands and adheres to standards of confidentiality
•Excellent technical skills; must be able to learn various software systems
•Self-motivated, personable and able to communicate effectively with global senior professionals
•7 years+ experience working in the financial services industry and/or Institutional investment advisory experience preferred.
•Excellent (written and verbal) communication skills
•Bachelor’s degree preferred

Regional Account Director Downtown NY (OPEN SALARY) PERM

Responsibilities:
• Prospect and develop key senior level advertising agency and company relationships in order to effectively build and maintain territory ad revenue vs. budget.
• Establish professional relationships and a robust account pipeline by prioritizing and conducting a high volume of weekly account opens and sales calls to realize maximum revenue.
• Lead territory sales in prospecting and securing sales opportunities to meet quarterly and annual revenue goals
• Direct the account management activities for the territory to drive account expansion and penetration, develop long term relationships and insure customer satisfaction
• Strategically approach prospects and determine needs, marketing initiatives/ objectives, business model, budget cycle and key decision-makers.
• Develop effective sales proposals and ad sales solutions by utilizing a thorough understanding of appropriate and available inventory.
• Conduct high-level client sales meetings and presentations to aggressively and professionally move the sales process towards agreement in a timely manner.
• Maximize advertising results and ensure a high renewal rate by communicating with client services team and client to assure execution of contract deliverable and maximum program optimization.
• Efficiently manage territory T&E.
• Complete regular call reports, sales pipelines and revenue forecasts.
• Lead the advertising sales team, coaching and mentoring junior team members.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; Master’s degree encouraged
• Extensive digital sales background with a minimum 7 years of success in advertising sales
• In-depth knowledge of interactive advertising and media landscape
• Solid contacts and relationships with agencies and clients
• Ability to sell conceptual, multi-faceted and profitable advertising programs
• Must be able to think strategically from a marketing perspective
• Highly developed written and oral presentation skills
• Experience coaching and managing a team
• Experience in a financial vertical preferred

HR Assistant temp $18-$22/hr DOE Midtown NY/New York,NY

Provide organizational support
Develop and maintain a high precision filing and tracking system (virtual and physical), create and update PowerPoint decks
Provide overall HR department support and coordination, including heavy calendar planning / scheduling, primary phone coverage, data/document tracking
Develop and maintain HR intranet pages
Create advanced PowerPoint presentations; skilled in optimized formatting, design and layout techniques
Handle employee verification
Help support the background check process for new hires
Address general inquiries and provide client service support to our employees and external parties
Special projects as needed

Requirements:
·BA/BS degree preferred with a strong academic background
Excellent Communication Skills
·Proficiency in PowerPoint a must; intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
·Must be highly organized, detail oriented with multi-tasking and follow-through skills
Ability to handle highly sensitive data with confidentiality and integrity
·Strong sense of teamwork, client service and resourcefulness
·Detail-oriented with strong client/customer focus

Junior RFP Associate position Midtown NY Global Investment Company

Seeking an experienced investment professional for its RFP team to help organize the flow of prospect inquiry requests and coordinate the response processes for Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Information (RFI), Due Diligence Questionnaires (DDQ) and other ad-hoc requests.
This individual will be part of the firm’s US Marketing Department, and will work in direct partnership with the Head of the RFP Team, as well as Institutional and Retail distribution, client service and consultant relations professionals, to manage the completion of prospect-related questionnaires to ensure the delivery of high-quality, compelling, engaging and compliant submissions. The individual will strive to secure a seamless exchange of information globally to ensure that all inquiry responses are consistent and in line with the company’s voice, brand and business targets.

Role & responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to:
•Work with RFP Manager within an RFP bid/no-bid process to assess prospect and client needs, understand the firm’s strategic and competitive advantages, and create proposals that express these advantages to maximum impact;
•Work within the company’s RFP process to draft RFP responses based on information in our content management database (Qvidian), update data from relevant sources, and ensure new questions or those requiring customization are responded to thoroughly and accurately;
•Coordinate with Product Specialist and internal Subject Matter Experts to review RFPs and ensure the accuracy and positioning of language;
•Ensure all questionnaires are delivered in a timely and efficient fashion with all related reviews and input incorporated;
•Assume responsibility for updating firm and functional language in Qvdian;
•Build relationships with Distribution Teams, Product Teams, and Subject Matter Experts to say abreast of all current information related to the firm, its strategy, and initiatives for future;
•Interact with other RFP database; and,
•Work in hand with Consultant Database team to ensure appropriate language is provided to global and US database for strategy/firm language
•Manage as appropriate the activities of a small group of team members

Experience / Qualifications and Skills
•At least eight to ten years of investment management experience with demonstrable skills in content creation and management;
•Two to three years’ experience managing roughly two to three individuals;
•In-depth knowledge of investment products and services, for institutional and retail positioning;
•Experience with a content management database (preferably Qvidian)
•Proven project management and process skills;
•The motivation to be a self-starter, multi-task and prioritize effectively;
•Ability to develop and maintain lasting relationships with senior investment and distribution professionals; good interpersonal skills; goal-oriented;
•Outstanding skills in organization, prioritization and time management;
•College degree is a must

Compliance Associate (PERM) Midtown NY Global Investment Company 60k-75k DOE

Assist with compliance oversight of our proprietary mutual funds, registered investment advisers and limited purpose broker-dealer.

Will conduct hands-on compliance under the guidance of more senior members of the Compliance team.

Should either have the appropriate FINRA licenses, or be amenable to obtaining licenses soon after beginning employment.

Major Responsibilities/Activities: •Register FINRA registered associated persons, including filing of Forms U4 & U5 and coordinate continuing education activities •

Facilitate onboarding process for new employees, including maintaining and reviewing new hire paperwork and conducting orientation

•Facilitate and participate in compliance training for new and current employees

•Monitor employee personal trading activities, resolve exceptions and maintain satisfactory records

•Assist in the preparation of regulatory filings such as SEC Forms ADV, 13G,13F and CFTC/NFA Forms PQR and PR

•Assist with monthly/quarterly and ad hoc client reporting and client questionnaires

•Review electronic communications, including emails and instant messages for any violations of internal policies and procedures

•Conduct vendor/service provider oversight and due diligence reviews

•Assist with internal and external audit requests and regulatory reviews

•Perform anti-money laundering functions related to the registered U.S. funds and private placements

•Perform checks against the OFAC list for all business counterparties Minimum Requirements:

•Two to four years of compliance experience, preferably at an investment advisor or broker-dealer firm.

•Series 7 preferred, or willingness to obtain within 6 months of hire

•Ability to manage priorities and handle multiple projects simultaneously

•Excellent oral and written communications skills

•High attention to detail, including the ability to maintain orderly documentation and track issues/recommendations

•Superior organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines •General understanding of regulatory/self-regulatory agencies (SEC, FINRA, CFTC) and the requirements of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act of 1940

•Proficient in Microsoft Office; experience with WebCRD, Protegent (PTA) and Global Relay is a plus

Logistics Coordinator Position in Houston Texas 40-42k base

Key Accountabilities
Methanol & Ethanol Sales Support & Traffic and Logistics Coordinator for servicing delivery to trucking & railing customers in North America:

Servicing a delivery to customer(s) in North America (East Coast Region) which we ship out product from 2 inventory terminals located at Bayonne and Perth Amboy , NJ , selling them FCA/FOB tank and DDP to customers sites etc. We are expanding sales for these accounts. The amount of deliveries is significant. This includes activities like below mainly;

a)Servicing account and arranging delivery by contracting logistics such as barges, trucks and rails out from our inventory, and coordinate scheduling to deliver the materials to customer’s sites. (80% Truck/ 20% Rail and Barge)
b)Inventory management by communicating close with sales manager as well as logistics specialist/manager. Month end reconciliation.
c)Billing, collecting, accounting input associated with the account.
d)Monitoring credit exposure of each customer with commercial managers.
e)Good Customer Service to satisfy their needs on top of regular delivery service, by working closely and jointly with sales person in charge.
f)Tracing locations of 150+ railcars, manage to juggle its movements to stably and efficiently use the cars, and collecting and managing the data of its locations for required filing against relevant authority.
g)Managing billing/payment of freight, demurrage, repair of rail cars and trucks.
h)Controlling inventory in both shore and inland storage locations.
i)Export and Import regulatory compliance managements and processing.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

1)Computer skills including Excel and other Microsoft applications
2)Knowledge on SAP input as well as company regulations especially for internal control requirement
3)Accuracy and Efficiency of conducting job.
4)Job organization skills for not making mistake/overlook of work necessity.
5)Reporting skill to share the information with sales and logistics staffs.
6)Ability to be proactive/flexible (think a few steps ahead) and make changes in order to prevent and solve problems.
7)Good communication skills in order to provide quality service for our customers. .
Preferred:
1)3 to 5 years experience in a similar type of position.

Relevant Experience and Education

1)Licenses or certifications required, if any: Hazmat Certified

Staff Accountant (Long term temp role no end date) HOUSTON, TEXAS

Job Description
•Perform general accounting activities for the assigned departments and account areas to maintain accurate and complete accounting records:
oReview disbursement instructions and related supporting documents for appropriate documentation, approval and general ledger coding.
oApply cash receipts to accounts receivable and communicate with the trade departments to resolve payment discrepancies.
oPrepare journal entries for assigned general ledger accounts and include adequate supporting documents.
oSend payment requests to cash management and liaison with cash management and trade departments to resolve issues related to disbursements.
oMaintain and file account documentation in a timely and organized manner.
oPerform other duties as required and assigned.
•Execute accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close activities:
oEfficiently plan and perform assigned tasks and provide all deliverables to managers’ review in a timely manner.
oAnalyze and prepare journal entries & supporting schedules for assigned accounts.
oCoordinate with the assigned trade departments to obtain information for closing, such as quarterly reporting forms, and assist managers in preparing account reconciliations, analyses and financial reports.
•Work closely with the assigned trade departments and other corporate functions to provide ongoing accounting support, respond to inquiries and provide the requested information timely and accurately with manager consultation as necessary.
•Assist managers in collecting information related to audit and internal controls related requests, reviewing the information for accuracy and completeness, and submitting them timely.
•Conduct semi-annual balance confirmation process for the assigned trade departments.
•Assist in preparing balance confirmation requests from customers/suppliers and their auditors.
•Perform other accounting activities, including the following:
oAssist in documenting accounting process and workflow manual/guidance.
oWork with other team members to send accounting files to storage locations for record retention.
oPerform ad-hock tasks and substitute for others in the event of absence or when emergency situations arise.
•Timely and proactively report issues and work status to managers and consult with them after conducting research.

Competencies
Knowledge and Skills
•Required:
o3-5 years of relevant experience in the financial accounting field
oProficient in Microsoft Office
oAbility to prioritize and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner
oAbility to work effectively within a team
oStrong organizational skills
oExcellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•Preferred:
oSAP experience is beneficial.
Relevant Experience and Education
•Education/Training:
oBachelor’s degree in accounting or related field preferred.
•Licenses or certifications required, if any:
oCPA license or certification is preferred.

Accounting Manager (Long term temp role no end date) HOUSTON,TEXAS

Job Description
Maintain accurate and complete accounting records for the assigned departments in compliance with accepted policies and procedures:
oReview and post disbursements
oReview cash applications to customer receivables
oReview and prepare journal entries
oMonitor accurate inputs of trade transactions
oPerform financial statement analysis and account reconciliation
oReview maintenance of fixed asset records
oReview the balance confirmation process
oMaintain adequate accounting documentation and record retention
•Execute accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close activities for the assigned departments:
oManage month end close processes
oPrepare and review closing journal entries and supporting schedules
oPrepare financial reports and analyses, such as intercompany balance reconciliations, fluctuation analysis, overdue account receivable/payable, inventory reconciliation and other quarterly reporting forms
•Serve as a primary contact for the assigned departments and provide consultation, facilitation and support on accounting, financial statement audit and internal control matters:
oProvide ongoing accounting support and guidance. Provide information regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
oResearch accounting principles and practices, as accounting issues arise, and document the conclusion reached.
oRespond to audit and internal controls requests to ensure requested information is submitted on a timely basis.
oCoordinate and communicate with other corporate functions to research and respond to accounting related inquiries.
•Supervise the work of accounting staff:
oEffectively delegate tasks to staff, hold them accountable for completing tasks timely and efficiently with appropriate supervision.
oEstablish frequent communication and reporting with a direct report to monitor activities, the overall progress and productivity.
oReview performance of a direct report, advise on the progress and conduct the performance evaluation as a first reviewer.
•Support workflow process improvement and development of the team:
oProvide training, coaching and guidance to junior team members to expand the overall capacities of the team and encourage growth.
oGuide junior team members in documenting and updating accounting procedures and workflow.
•Timely and proactively report issues and consult with the department management.

Competencies
Knowledge and Skills
•Required:
oOver 10 years of relevant experience in the financial accounting field
oCompetence in applying, researching and documenting adherence to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) and generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP)
oProficient in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills and experience with major ERP systems
oAbility to prioritize and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner
oAbility to work effectively within a team
oSolid organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy
•Preferred:
oPublic accounting experience is preferred.
oSAP experience is beneficial.
Relevant Experience and Education
•Education/Training:
oBachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required.
•Licenses or certifications required, if any:
oCPA license or certification is preferred.